Asia Events

Strengthening Watershed Management in Southwest China

April 28, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
China Environment Forum
CEF hosts Yu Xiaogang, founder of one of China's leading environmental NGOs Green Watershed and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize 2006, to talk about his work on promoting citizen involvement with watershed management in Yunnan Province.

Is Hu Jintao a Reformer? Prospects for Liberalization in China

April 27, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Willy Wo-Lap Lam, senior fellow, the Jamestown Foundation, andformer associate editor, South China Morning Post

Perspectives on Monetary Policy Developments in Pakistan

April 24, 2006 // 10:30am11:30am
Asia Program
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan

Negotiating For Peace in Sri Lanka: A Behind-the-Scenes Perspective on Mediating Conflict Resolution

April 20, 2006 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Visaka Dharmadasa, Founder and Chair of the Association of War-Affected Women and of Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action
Webcast

The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: the Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.

China's Search for Energy Security and Implications for the U.S

April 04, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.

India and Iran: New Delhi's Other Strategic Partnership?

April 03, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
P.R. Kumaraswamy, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Webcast

China and Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?

March 22, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
With Merle Goldman, Harvard University; Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver; Richard Baum, UCLA; Yongming Zhou, University of Wisconsin

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Concrete Revolution

March 22, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
This meditation on life in a rapidly developing new China focuses on the daily transformation of Beijing's urban landscape as one of the world's largest cities prepares for the 2008 Olympics.

Still Too Large? Local Reaction to the U.S. Military Presence in Japan, Korea, and the Philippines

March 15, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Sheila A. Smith, Shifting Terrain Project Director, East-West Center; Patricio Abinales, University of Kyoto; Masaaki Gabe, University of the Ryukyus; Katharine H.S. Moon, Wellesley College

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